lower respiratory infection

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infection of the lower respiratory tract

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Aetiological role of common respiratory viruses in acute lower respiratory infections in children under five years: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Material and Methods: Sixty-three children aged between six months and five years with lower respiratory infections and 59 age-matched children who had no history of respiratory symptoms in the last month and no accompanying chronic disease were compared in terms of vitamin D levels.
Risk factors for mortality from acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI) in children under five years of age in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.
The study population consisted of infants aged 0 to 12 months, hospitalized from April 1 to September 30, 2004, with a diagnosis of acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI), due to clinical symptoms such as tachydyspnea, altered breath sounds and pulse oximetry less than 95% in the surrounding air.
The possibility of RSV causing lower respiratory infections (AB, pneumo-nia) is higher in younger infants.
Similarly, a third study showed that moderate physical activity in older adults lowered the risk of both upper and lower respiratory infection.
A pharmacist assistant and a laundry worker were caught stealing 48 boxes of Epilim CR (used for treatment of bipolar disorder, psychotic conditions, and for nerve related pain) 35 boxes of Sandoz-Co amoxyclov (used for treatment of community acquired pneumonia, upper and lower respiratory infection and otitis media) 40 boxes of lansoloc (used for treatment of epigastric pains and general ulcers, and 49 boxes of Loviri (used for treatment of herpes simplex and varicella-zoster viruses and genital infections).
He said that upper and lower respiratory infection was on the rise and only some preventive measures could be useful in the current cold weather, adding that everyone should wear warm clothes to remain safe in cold.
8 million episodes of RSV-associated acute lower respiratory infection occurred in children aged <5 years worldwide (8).
8 million new episodes of respiratory syncytial virus-associated acute lower respiratory infection occurred worldwide in children younger than 5 years of age in 2005, based on results of the first study to take a global view of this deadly infection.
Respiratory syncytial virus is an important cause of community-acquired lower respiratory infection among hospitalized adults.
She had chronic liver disease resulting from a Hep C infection and alcohol abuse and was originally admitted to hospital on May 9 suffering from a lower respiratory infection and jaundice.
Lower respiratory infections--pnetuuonia, bronchitis, and tracheobronchitis--account for up to 12% of all hospitalizations of nursing home residents[1] Contemporary studies show a lower respiratory infection (LRI) incidence of 540 to 943 per 1000 patient-years in nursing home residents, with 12% to 28% mortality from pneumonia or LRI.
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